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and google according to a new report in the "washington post" which says the nsa retrieved millions of communication records from those companies. and an italian magazine says the nsa recorded vatican phone calls when cardinals were gathering to elect the new pope earlier this year. general keith alexander director of the nsa says the latest allegations are false. >> this is not nsa breaking into any databases. it would be illegal for us to do that. so i don't know what the report is, but i can tell you factually, we do not have access to google servers, yahoo servers. >> the "washington post" story was based on documents obtained from nsa leaker edward snowden. >>> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius says she is responsible for the problems plaguing the nation's new healthcare website. she was questioned yesterday by a congressional committee. >> who was in charge as it was -- >> was in charge up until -- >> at that team, who is the individual -- >> michelle snyder is the -- >> michelle snyder is the one for this debacle. >> excuse me, congresswoman. michelle
in documents leaked by edward snowden, former nsa contractor. >> i think the revelations from snowden and the secrets that have been revealed are doing significant damage to the bilateral relationships. >> the reality is the nsa saved thousands of lives, in france and germany and throughout europe. >> now, they began in 2002 and president obama was made aware of it in 2010. the nsa denies the president knew anything. >>> the troubled web site is up and running. a spokes woman says visitors were unable to access the web site last night because of the a failure of service provided by verizon. and >> i know they've called in another privatentity to try to help with the security of it. the problem is, they may have to redesign the entire system. the way the system is designed, it is not secure. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sabilias addressed concerns in a block post the published on saturday. she says does not retain information. >>> and a family that made strides in toughning the state's dui laws going after prescription drug abuse. nearly
and members of congress. reports say the nsa has been eavesdropping on many as 35 world leaders and on angela merck el's phone calls back as 2002. there's divided reaction in congress. >> i think we have repair work to do and i think we have hard questions we need to ask of the nsa about what's really happening in this program. >> i think the president should stop apologizing, stop being defensive. the reality is the nsa has saved thousands of lives, not just the united states, but also the transit germany and throughout europe. >> the merkel eavesdropping ended after administration uncovered it last summer and intercepted millions of calls by spanish citizens. >>> jury selection under way in a phone hacking trial in britain. the main defendants, rebecca brooks and andy colson, arrived in court today. they're editors of the news of the world tabloid which is now at a business. brooks and colson are accused of hacking the phones of celebrities and making illegal patients for information. ellis island is open to tourists. new york's historic destination reopened this morning a year after being
that it is going to market google glass. >>> today the nsa is on the do offensive. an italian magazine suggests that the nsa recorded vatican telephone calls, and there's more, the washington post is reporting that nsa broke into google and yahoo data centers worldwide. the director of the inner sa says not true. >> -- nsa says not true. >> it would be illegal for us to do that, so i don't know what the report is, but i can tell you factually, we do not have access to google servers, yahoo servers. >>> so who is to blame for the obamacare website mess? well, here is what health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius told a congressional committee today. >> who was in charge as it was being -- >> the team was involved. >> who is in charge. >> michelle snyder. >> michelle snider is the one responsible for this debacle. >> well, excuse me, congresswoman, michelle snyder is not responsible for the debalkable. hold me accountable for the debacle. i'm responsible. >> sebelius apologized to the american people for the problems with the rollout and promised things would be fixed by the end of n
a busy street in san francisco. the new clues investigators are checking later today. >>> the nsa spying scandal grows, a new ally the u.s. spied on and how senator feinstein responds. >>> we have a wind advisory for another bridge and an injury accident involving a motorcyclist to tell you about on the peninsula. >>> a wide variety going on here. some areas are clear. some don't have much of a breeze. others are socked in. there's light rain and plenty of snow isn't the sierra. we'll iron it all -- in the sierra. we'll iron it all out for you. ♪ now imagine that place in hawaii. welcome to aulani.... ...a family paradise... with just a touch of disney magic. for special offers, visit so yso you can happily let the grlife get in the way, while planning for tomorrow. so you can finish the great american novel banking for the life you have investing for the life you want chase. so you can . >>> welcome back. time now 7:15. spain, just became the latest european country to publish allegations of americans spying. spain's newspaper says documents provided by former nationa
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of explaining to do. >> new allegations of the nsa spine on european allies have sent the obama ministrations cramming. >> today u.s. officials will sit down with lawmakers from the european union to discuss the latest round of spying allegations. >> reports say the nsa margin calls of 35 world leaders including france and germany. >> the latest charge comes from germany where the nsa allegedly moderate chancellor and a lowermerkels cell phone. >> german media reports the surveillance would on for over a decade-that one paper wrote that president obama was made aware of it in 2010 and allow the continued. >> the nsa denies the president knew anything. >> there are reports of that information that the u.s. was lying on its neighbor came from a document from nsa liquor edward snowden. sometime this week as best drama will send its own group of senior intelligence officials to washington for more explanation. >> and anger over claims of the nsa is final people round the world is billed to the streets of washington. >> demonstrators rallied against the nation's surveillance programs on saturday.
been targets of the national security agency. the "washington post" reports the nsa broke into those centers and retrieved millions of communication records from the companies. an italian magazine says the nsa recorded vatican phone calls when cardinals were gathering to elect a new pope. general keith alexander director of the nsa says the latest allegations are false. >> this is not nsa breaking into any databases. it would be illegal for us to do that. and so i don't know what the report is, but i can tell you factually we do not have access to google servers, yahoo servers. >> the "washington post" story was based on documents obtained from nsa leaker edward snowden. >>> 5:38 now. cabinet secretary kathleen sebelius has spent the past week defending that troubled rollout of the healthcare reform program. as susan mcginnis reports from capitol hill, things got tougher when she had to answer questions from a congressional committee. >>> reporter: health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is promising to fix the government's troubled healthcare website. >> so let me say
in twine. >> alleged n.s.a. driving shows the phone calls of 60 million in spain were tapped into after reports of spying in germany as well as france. >> from the similar storm: it is much calmer. the winds will return but not so fast as last night. i will show you the gusts by region. i will show you the chance a stray shower the next 24 to 48 hours coming up in the seven-day outlook just ahead. >> look at the bay bridge toll plaza: winds are a factor on the golden gate bridge and the altamont pass at this hour. we have an accident reported in the santa cruz mountains coming up in a few minutes. >> in beijing, three people were killed when the driver of an s.u.v. slammed and a crowd in china's famous tiananmen square. police say the crash happened at noon today near the entrance to the forbid were city. witnesses say the vehicle caught fire. 11 people were taken to hospitals including a number of tourists and police officers. tiananmen square is one of the most guarded areas of beijing and is the site of a deadly confrontation between government forces and demonstrators in 1989. >> ha
of double trouble for the white house scrambling to diffuse not one but 2 fire storms. nsa spy scandal heat up again today even as the president was accused of brick ago key promise of his health car plan. tonight millions of americans are learning they will lose their current insurance coverage. for the first time government official is apologizing for that botched web site. the jim avila in washington. >>reporter: for the first time the obama administration issued direct apology for health car care.govern. >> i want to apologies to you that the web site has not work as well as it should. >> but no pl ji for the latest dust up over obama care. >> if you lake your plan you can keep your plan. if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor. >> for 14 million americans who bay private health insurance that may not be true. the. >> now being told they can't. >> julie received a letter from her insurance company saying her private plan no longer exists. >> i'm not going to be the able to afford anything if i ever get sick. >> why is this happening? because insurance companies which offer
leave thousands without help this christmas. >> and right after >>> a new report claims the nsa include getting information from some of the best tech companies in the bay area. why several experts are calling this new report alarming. >> reporter: frank, we received two statements tonight, including one from google, which has long been concerned about what it calls snooping. and users should be concerned as well. this south bay dentist uses yahoo, and google's email services, along with google's voice on her phone. according to a new report, the nsa is gathering information from both yahoo and google data centers. >> it's sort of a little bit of a weird feeling knowing somebody really is watching. >> reporter: a report in "the washington post" based on documents obtained from edward snowden says the government is accessing the information via private link that allows senators to exchange data. >> i'm concerned. it's scary. >> reporter: the head of the computer engineering department at san jose state university. >> the collection of data today is forever. once data has been collected,
spoke about reports on nsa spying on foreign leaders she spoke today about those who work in the agents. >> nsa -- i believe the nsa is filled with good people who do good things. the administration controls intelligence. the frame work is put together by the administration. it begins with -- >> on thursday dianne feinstein said she was opposed to gathering intelligence on foreign leaders. a day earlier she called to ask about a report that the u.s. was tapping her cell phone. said it was a grave brief of trust. >>> the application page for will go offline for four hours each night till the problems can be worked out. massachusetts launched in 2006 and today that governor discussed the national website's troubles. >> if the website is permanently flawed we have a serious problem but we have a roll out problem. 3, 4 weeks? it took us two years to get our website right in massachusetts. >> when it went live october 1 president obama and kathleen sebelius have appalls id for the failures -- apologized for the failures. there is a toll free number that is open 24 hours a day
to accusations the n.s.a. spied open his mountain view company. >> good monday morning at 6:00, daylight savings time ended. hope you made the adjustment and enjoyed the extra hour. >> sure d it is cooler this morning. will we see a warm-up? >> we are, starting today, up to 15 degrees cooler. frost could be forming up in the north bay right now with live doppler 7 hd showing the dry air taking over our neighborhood. 48 degrees, mid-to-upper 40's an the bay from now to 7:00 and 63 with sunshine at noon and a few high clouds and warmer this afternoon at 67 degrees. grab the coat with the sunsetting at 5:00. cooler at 7:00 than what you have been dealing with, for six months. 42 degrees is the general inland. about 33 degrees right now in santa rose. 68 at 4:00 and 58 at 7:00. temperatures are in the 40's with sunshine and temperatures in the upper 50's. leyla gulen? >> it has been busy. i have to say. we have the usual congestion over the altamont pass but that is looking busy. we have a motorcycle accident causing quite the pinch in the commute. the on-ramp to northbound 101 is affecting but we a
are in washington, d.c., tonight to talk about the spying scandal after it was leaked that the nsa had tapped german chancellor angela merkel's phone for years. both countries say they will work together to make sure the relationship is in tact. spain and france are also unhappy they were spied on. the white house says nsa procedures were being, are being reviewed. >> we need to ensure that we are collecting information not just because we can, but because we should. >> the white house also says president obama was not aware that the nsa was spying on world leaders. the leak came from documents stolen by former nsa contractor edward snowden, who is currently hiding in russia. >>> the fbi officially has a new leader tonight. president obama swore in james combmy today at fbi headquarters. the 52-year-old actually began his duties last month when robert muller resigned after 12 years as director. he is well liked by lawmakers. he was confirmed by the senate 93-1. he's a former federal prosecutor and was number two in command at the justice department. >>> in the u.s. senate, majority leader harry reid
relationships. >> i think the president should stop apologizing. i think the nsa has saved thousands of lives throughout germany and europe. >> this started in 2002 and they say president obama was aware of it. the nsa is denying the president new anything. >>> today workers will start a voting period. members of the employees change the salary last month that affects their health coverage. the union says the uc is trying to intimidate it's workers. >>> saul is off but tara is here and you will spend a lot of time talking about the winds for this morning's commute. >> can you hear it how welling houlg last night? let's take a live look at the san mateo bridge where it's foggy. the earlier wind advisory here was canceled and no problems at the bridge. the bay bridge, is difficult. be careful on the golden bridge and it's also quite windy. you see we are doing a pan of the city. if we take a look at our maps, liver moore is getting backed up and in the south bay the freeways are fairly clear and along the peninsula with highway 85. let's check in with steve. how is it going? >> great. we have a
are rejecting nsa leaker edward snowden's plea for clemency. that would give him a lesser punishment if he returns to the united states. officials said that no offers are being discusse in that s nowden should return to the united states and face charges. >> the head of the senate intelligence committee is defending the nsa. that agency is facing global criticism a claim satisfied on foreign allies. democratic senator dianne feinstein says that the nsa operates under direction of other departments. >> i believe the nsa is filled with good patriotic people who want to do the right thing. they follow the orders and that they are given. the administration controls intelligence. the national intelligence framework is put together by the administration. >> claims about the u.s. fine on allied leaders and citizens have sparked calls for the u.s. to roll back their surveillance programs. president obama has ordered a review of those programs. >> aboard is in a the united emirates are morning social media users that photos of individuals posted online without their consent could lead them to jail.
. >>> the "washington post" is reporting the nsa broke into communications centers for yahoo and google to steal millions of records from the company. the nsa denies the report. it also denies the organization spied on the vatican. an italian magazine says the nsa recorded vatican phone calls and may have eavesdropped on the conclave when the cardinals selected pope francis. >>> and the red sox are world series champions. boston beat up on the cardinals 6-1 to win the series in six games. this is the first time the team won a world series victory at fenway park since 1918 when the babe was still playing for the sox. >>> tonight thousands of kids will hit the streets for trick or treating and that's why the state department of corrections is enforcing special rules for all sex offenders on parole. officers in several cities across the state will make sure the parolees don't have any contact with trick or treaters. they can't have lights on, decorations and can't leave home. >>> a marin county jury convicted 19-year-old max wade of grand theft auto and attempted murder. he stole a lamborghini and
dropped on allied leaders. bob orr on the fury over n.s.a. surveillance. the stock market makes history. anthony mason on what's driving today's numbers. and whatever happened to the people of the inferno? elaine quijano one year after hurricane sandy torched a neighborhood. >> it's a disgrace that we waited this long. captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cb this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.
. it took 11 years and cost $6.4 billion. >>> new revelations about the extent of nsa surveillance. the washington post is reporting that the national security agency tapped into the main communication links for goggle and yahoo and collected millions of records for texts, audio, and video. no comment yet from the federal government. >>> president obama defended his health care plan while admitting there have been serious problems with the sign- up process. >> the website hasn't worked the way it's supposed to over these last couple of weeks. and as a consequence, a lot of people haven't had a chance to see how good the prices are. >> the president made the remarks during a speech in massachusets. a lot of people say that contrary to president obama's promise while campaigning for his plan, they have not been able to keep their health plan because insurers have canceled their policies. >>> dozens of employees fired for being in the country illegally. how it happened has some community leaders outraged. the investigators were handled by homeland security and ice. we are live now in
was chosen. published claims the nsa monitored telephone calls to and from the residence in rome where the future pope stayed. cardinals chose him as pope back in march. the magazine says the nsa also monitored the telephone calls of many bishops and cardinals in the lead up to the conclave. >>> still waiting to learn if he set the new world record with a giant wave he caught off the coast of portugal. the size of the wave is estimated to be 100 feet. still needs to be verified. but a respected name in the surfing world says it doesn't matter how big the wave was because he did not finish the ride. he wiped out. >> in the school i grew up in, unless you complete the ride, it's really a nonfactor. as every big wave rider knows, it's all about finishing the ride. >> the world record for surfing the biggest wave was judged to be 78 feet high. >>> the charl schuab championship tees off today. last stop on the pga champion's tour. getting underway this morning at harding park. this was at the schwab cup running through sunday. >>> it is halloween. and tonight trick or treaters will not be t
committees in congress are rejecting and as a leader--nsa leaker edward snowdon's plea for clemency that would give him a lesser punishment if he would return to the u.s. thrift officials and all offers are being discussed is not a should return to the u.s. and face charges. snowden who has temporary asylum in russia made the plea in a letter released on friday. >>anny: former secretary of state hillary clinton is starting a new project aimed at empowering women around the world. the project is called " no ceiling ". it will look at progress made by women and girls and chart a path toward their full participation in the economy and society. polls have showed clinton as the leading democratic contender for president in 2016. that's if she decides to run. in world news, secretary of state john kerry is in egypt today saying that suspending u.s. aid to the country is " not a punishment. " at a news conference in carol, kerrey of knowledge each it is--cairo, kerry acknowledged to egypt is facing difficult challenges and turbulent years. he's urging the digits to continue their march to
. angry allies.>>> good morning. angry allies. the nsa scandal getting even wider this morning. as many as 35 world leaders spied on by the u.s. some now demanding answers. so what did president obama know and when? >>> breaking news overnight. the doctor convicted in michael jackson's death free from jail. why conrad murray was freed after serving only half his sentence. >>> and ground breaker. rock icon lou reed is remembered this morning after passing away at the age of 71. his influence on a generation of artists today, monday, october 28th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today." with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, welcome to "today" on a monday morning. >> i'm savannah guthrie alongside al roker and natalee moralis. >> hey, sugar, take a walk on the wild side. >> can we turn that up a bit. >> i remember playing that m freshman year as a disc jockey. great song. >> tributes are pouring all in. we'll have more on the death of lou reed. >>> new revelations on the nsa spying program. this morning, some of our clo
about nsa spies. they came to washington to talk about those spying allegation. spain was added to the list of aged u.s. allen martin lies. a spanish newspaper reported the nsa monitored 60 million phone calls there in just one month. diplomats say today's meeting was not enough. >> we got answers. we weren't satisfied but we got answers. >> you have the feeling that your closest allen martin lies are spying on you. it is difficult to talk in an open way anymore. >> germy is demanding a u. n. resolution to protect the privacy of electronic communications. they are partnering with brazil. it will be the strongest condemnation of u.s. spying to date. >>> still ahead, scared your kiddest won't be safe this halloween. the high-tech too manies that prevent the night from becoming really scary. >> it was just the tip of a complete dinosaur skeleton. >>> how a california's teenager's accidental discovery changed a long-standing belief about this prehistoric plant eater. ,, the great american novel. so you can happily let life get in the way, while planning for tomorrow. so you can fini
but that was in comparison to the republicans. but when you look at the weight of everything, particularly syria, nsa -- we always forget about that one -- health care, and a shutdown, that's why he's sitting there. when you have a majority getting over 51%, and by the way, even his likability rating is upside-down for the first time. people are starting to not even like him as much. >> one side of the political coin, let's go to the others right now and see how republicans are faring in this latest poll. they're the ones who shut down the government. >> they are. things are so bad for them. we asked, if you could have a choice of a third party candidate the or the democratic or the republican candidate, what would you pick? independent candidates actually finished ahead of the republicans. once again the republican party had a new low in their personal rating, their brand rating. they had another low in their approval rating on capitol hill. seeing a question like this where they can't -- where they finish behind a mythical independent candidate, as bad as things are for the president, they're still worse
will also discuss the continued fallout over the lateddest revelations of nsa spying. you can catch it right here on abc7 at 8:00. >>> more than a year after 17-year-old trayvon martin was fatally shot by neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman, the city where it happened, sanford, florida, is rolling out a revamped neighborhood watch program. the sanford police department will outline the changes tuesday during a community meeting. revisions include restricting volunteers from carrying firearms, and from pursuing suspects. zimmerman was acquitted of a second degree murder charge back in july. >>> the cal palace in daly city is expected to be packed again today with people attending one of the country's biggest gun shows. it's sponsored by the crossroads of the west. organizers say they do everything by the book and gun owners appreciate it. >> they won't even let me get a 30 round for my a.r. or nothing. and it's not even 30 rounds, it's ten rounds. everything is california legal in there, so why not? >> we have a huge population of shooters out here and we need a venue to go in and b
the continued fallout over the latest implications of nsa spying. you can catch it right here on abc7 at 8:00. >>> more than a year after 17-year-old trayvon martin was fatally shot by neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman, the city where it happened, samford, florida, is rolling out a revamped neighborhood watch program. the samford police department will outline the changes tuesday during a community meeting. revisions include restricting volunteers from carrying firearms, and from pursuing suspects. as you know, zimmerman was acquitted of a second degree murder charge back in july. >>> the cal palace in daly city is expected to be packed again today with people attending one of the country's biggest gun shows. it's sponsored by the crossroads of the west. organizers say they do everything by the book and gun owners appreciate it. >> they won't even let me get a 30 round for my a. r. or nothing. and it's not even 30 rounds, it's ten rounds. everything is legal in there, so why not? >> we have a huge population of shooters out here and we need a venue to go in and buy the things w
to activate suddenly. google's chairman is sharply criticizing the government's n.s.a. over spying allegations telling the "wall street journal" if it is true it is outrageous the government broke into the communications link site that connects centers around the world and calls this "potentially illegal." the futures are pointing higher after a higher close on friday and the silicon valley index went slightly lower. >> new luxury s.u.v. like royalty are fond of, the new black s.u.v. from range rover. 100 of them will be sold in the united states starting at $165,000. it is 8" long we than the regular rover that has rear seat s that recline. dunkin' donuts is rolling out two new seasonal offerings, the red velvet latte and a salted carmel hot chocolate as they try to lure more and more traffic. >> today environmental protection agency officials will raise 105' sunken boat from an estuary and other sunken vessels and debris taking place from 3:00 to 5:00 this afternoon am made. >> $800 million casino will open in the north bay, tomorrow, off highway 101. it will have a few california touches in
begin in washington where president obama said he did not know that the nsa engaged in eavesdropping on dozens of world lead them thought president obama at least in terms of surveillance would be much different than in terms of president george w. bush. >> the obama administration spied on at least 35 foreign governments according to "the wall street journal". they did not deny the spying. the white house said all spying tactics are under review. some have already been canceled like surveillance of german chancellor angela merkel's cellphone. it has infuriated he and severely damaged u.s. relations. a prominent newspaper said obama had known of the spying since 2010. he was informed personally that year. the administration denied that confrontation took place. the mess in europe is now spilling into some corners of congress. >> they don't believe ever listening to the head of state of an ally is appropriate. i would hope the president is as upset as all of us are in congress. >> reporter: some lawmakers say europe needs to grow up. >> if the french citizens knew exactly what that wa
as the administration considers pulling the plug on eavesdropping of allies sxshgt head of the nsa prepares for a grilling on capitol hill today. >>> stronger than the storm. how much has changed one year after sandy? >> a lot of people are going to look at this and say a year later no progress. >> this morning the rebuilding, the lessons learned, and new jersey's governor chris christie joins us live. >>> and soche on the plaza. america's best are here as we count down 100 days to the winter olympic games today, count down 100 days to the winter olympic games today, tuesday, october 29th, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer. along side -- al, i'm thinking back to a year ago today, and you were talking about those competing european models and the united states model. the european model won out, and people up and down the east coast lost. >> that's right. we were talkin
justified. the head of the nsa defended his agency today as he testified on capitol hill. answered questions about the nsa's spying program which includes the collection of americans' phone records. a bipartisan bill would end that program, but some republican lawmakers say it's necessary to protect the country from terrorism. >> this is the time for leadership in a very dangerous and chaotic world. it is not a thyime to apologize >> nothing that has been released has shown that we're trying to do something illegal or unprofessional. >> people who are concerned about this, and that's a lot of patriots, feel that this has to be -- that this must be changed. >> another notable issue here, president obama is now considering a change. no more eavesdropping of world leaders. this comes after it was recently leaked that the united states has been listening to the phone calls of leaders from germany, france, spain, and several other countries. >>> the obama administration is also trying to regain america's trust after the botched rollout of his health insurance website. today, the official in charg
ranked woman. the list has 72 people on it. >>> nsa leaker edward snowden has a new job. he's now working a technical support job for one of russia's largest websites. snowden's attorney will not say which website. russia granted snowden asylum back in august. here in the u.s., snowden faces espionage charges for releasing information on the nsa's surveillance programs. snowden starts his new job tomorrow. >>> cuts to the food stamp program begin tomorrow. more than 47 million americans who get food stamps will see their benefits drop. it's the end of a temporary benefit from the 2009 economic stimulus. that stimulus boosted food stamp dollars. it means the family of four getting food stamps will start receiving $36 less each month. one in seven americans receive food stamps. >>> a bay area tech company is undergoing a massive expansion and going global. coursera, mountain view, offers online college level courses. it announced a partnership with the state department and seven international organizations which will take the company worldwide. coursera is launching so-called learning hubs
of him. a german lawmaker flew to moscow to visit the former nsa contractor who was granted asylum in russia after leaking the nsa's domestic spying programs. the lawmaker was there to discuss the recent reports also that the u.s. is also spying on germany including chancellor angela merkel. why there, the lawmaker says snowden gave him a letter in which he asks the united states to stop treating him like a traitor. the u.s. has not responded. >>> okay. call it the other push to go green. as the movement to legalize marijuana gains steam, there's one aspect of the debate that may not be getting enough attention. >> we're talking about the impact to our environment. our investigative reporter traveled across the state to expose the damage done by many pot growers. >> unfortunately, this is becoming a common practice. we found that many growers are trespassing on to national parks and tribal land. they are using highly toxic pesticides to grow pot. the effects are real and deadly. flying high above some of the count country's most well-known national parks. the kings canyon south of
eavesdropping. a spanish newspaper said the n.s.a. tapped into 60 million phone calls in spain in one month. this is a week a similar reports of spying by the united states in san francisco and germany. the white house is reviewing the way america gathers intelligence to account for the security concerns of united states citizens and allies. the "wall street journal" reports that the white house cut off monitoring programs after learning of them including the one that was tracking german chancellor merkel. >> we are continue to follow breaking news. a driveway death in the south bay involving an s.u.v. >> a sleep in with a mission in a popular san francisco park tonight. so before the first sneeze help protect with a spray before the first tissue help defend with a wipe. and help prevent with lysol to get 10x more protection with each hand wash and kill 99.9% of germs around the house. this season, go beyond cleaning to help protect your family with lysol. start healthing. imagine a place created all around family. where everyone, can relax or play.. ♪ now imagine that place in hawaii. we
or otherwise. >> absolutely. >> despite criticism about the nsa policies, is the army general defended the agency. >>> the nation's budget problems are back in the spotlight. today house and senate negotiators will sit down for their first formal talks since reaching a temporary deal to end the recent goverment shutdown. they are aiming for a long-term agreement before the temporary budget expires january 15. >>> yahoo's ceo just made an eerie purchase before halloween. what is she going to do with a funeral home, coming up. >>> check out your halloween forecast for tomorrow, should be mostly clear, temperatures in the 50s and 60s. no scary clouds to talk about. >> and unfortunately, we do have something a little scary in traffic. if you want to call it that. we are just getting word of a new accident in berkeley westbound 80 just getting this from chp it's the middle lane blocked approaching university avenue. so we'll have the latest details on that plus the rest of your morning drive coming up in your "kcbs traffic" report in a few minutes. >>> 4:53. futures trading suggests the mar
sharewoman senator feinstein is calling for a review of all intelligence allegations over n.s.a. spy on angela merkel and she was not told. her committee was not satisfactorily informed that certain surveillance had been in effect if more than a decade. president obama was also not informed. a senior administration official says the united states is considering ending spying against allied holds and an internal review continues. >> after 15 years and millions in sales, tiger woods and electronic arts are splitting up. they say it was a mutual decision and not triggered by the fall intermediate over wood' affairs. this is the late fest a string of big companies that did not renew their deals with tiger woods including at&t and gatorade and more. neither tiger woods or his agent have commented. >> hostess assets are up for auction in the business news. >> good morning, apple shares are higher after posting results for the quarter. investors wants to see what comes of the meeting starting today with sales and home prices coming shortly. that is how the future is look ing. wal-mart has p
were monitored. thee tails from documents revealed by former nsa contractor edward snowden. james clapper promised to prove the government has been acting appropriately. >> we know the public wants to know whether the government can be trusted to use this appropriately. we believe we have been lawful. >> democratic senator dianne feinstein says she will launch a review of the gathering. bipartisan legislation would scale back massive sweep of phone records. >>> an apology from the head of medicare. she faced harsh questioning from lawmakers. medicare chief says the problems can be fixed and the site would soon work as promised. there are wide spread reports people unable to log on or purchase coverage. texas republican kevin brady asked for a guarantee no american would excombreerns a gap in coverage. >> we have a system working. we're going to improve the speed of the system. >> excuse me? >> yes. >> you're saying system right now is working? >> i'm saying it's working. just not at the speed we want. and at success rate we want. >> she declined to say how many have been able to e
. congress was told by the n.s.a. that nations spy on each other and calls it a long-time practice in intelligence. officials are unanimous in saying they are ready to see if the scope of spying remains necessary a dozen years after the attacks of september 11th. >> making a statement or just lewd? the fight now headed to the supreme court over a campaign to fight breast cancer. analysts say we are in the middle of a worldwide wine shortage. >> slavery controversy: a lawmaker said he would vote for slavely and now prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. >>> more people are enjoying wine but this is not enough to keep up. there were 300 million cases made last year, down 5 percent from the year before, the lowest level sin the mid-50's. there was bad weather in average attend and france and there are more wipe makers in the united states but most of boutique operators who do not have a big impact on supplies. >> many were disappointed after a promotion in san francisco, seattle and new york after a taxi ser
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documents the former nsa analysts has leaked. records show the u.s. has spied on leaders of 35 countries, including german's chancellor, angela merkel. >> one of the original mercury 7 astronauts has been laid to rest. scott carpenter, seen here on the far left, died from complications of a stroke. he was 88. john glenn, another mercury astronaut, was among the mourners yesterday. he was the second american to orbit the earth, and later had a successful career as an aquanaut. >>> much has been written about the new subsidized insurance rates under obamacare. but equally important is the free care that's now available to many more people under med e cal, the state's version of medicaid. michael finney tells us what it takes to qualify. >> nora is get hearing blood sugar level checked. this preventative care is something she might not have done in the past. >> i couldn't afford it. this is really, you know, caused a lot of problems in the family because it's not only me, it's my family, my husband, my kids and my grandson. >> nora is one of an estimated 2 million new patients in california
to be identified spoke to cnn about what might have caused ciancia to open fire. >> all the nsa findings that came out this year he was upset about it and said tsa abused their power. >> he is heavily sedated in a hospital and being watched around the clock by an armed guard. >>> tougher gun control may be coming to sunnyvale if a new measure passes by the voters tomorrow. this is very controversial there. janine de la vega is live. tell us more about this. >> reporter: we just spoke to a man who says he has had several break ins in his neighborhood. he plans on voting tomorrow but he feels that measure c isn't necessary. he doesn't think stricter gun control is the answer. here's what measure c would actually do. it would require am gun owner to tell police within 48 hours if their firearm is lost or stolen. it requires gun owners to lock up their gun if they are not in their immediate possession. and it requires those who sell ammunition to log and track sales. a local gun store is against the measure. one resident the gentleman i was speaking about says this measure will not make him feel safer
as three. he was also accused of possessing and was arrested in july. >>> long-time supporters of the nsa are joining the international outrage now at revelation, but the latest surveillance operation to be made public and now as reporter susan tells us, senator diane feins tein. >> senate intelligence committee chairwoman diane feinstein expressed outrage over allegations the u.s. spies including german chancellor. she issued a statement monday saying i am totally opposed. the white house says it is reviewing the program that monitored the foreign leaders, but feinstein and her senate colleagues want to go one step fit. she's calling for a review of all intelligence operations. >> these revelations call for a thorough review of the collection standards that we are using. >> senator feenstein says her committee was unaware. senator john mccain wants to know who did know. >> obviously we're going to want to know exactly what the president knew and when he knew it. >> the white house won't say whether the president new about the eavesdropping but admits damage had been done. >> we are mindf
over leaks from edward snowden. he ordered the nsa to stop spying on the international monetary fund and the world bank headquarters in washington. the white house won't say if they eavesdropped on them in the past. >> the new york post looks at a speed demon who sed a record racing from new york to california. it took less than 29 hours and the old record was 31 hours. he did not get a ticket and averaged almost >>> today likely to be the warmest day of the week. we are starting out a little chilly in spots this morning. out the door mostly clear skies. numbers in the 40s and the low 50s right now in most spots. by the afternoon, though, how about this? plenty of sunshine all the way to the beaches. some mid-60s coastside. maybe as high as 71 in san francisco. and about 76 degrees in san jose. next couple of days, big changes coming our way. a cold front more clouds and cooler temperatures for the weekend. >> this national report sponsored by wal-mart. wal-mart's got the season's hottest gifts at everyday low prices. come in and see for yourself. >>>
that have fueled protest in the u-s as well as abroad. n-s-a officials are also saying that a surveillance sweep on phone records overseas was carried out by european governments and not the u-s. an 11 year old boy accused of bringing a gun to school twice to carry out a shooting spree will remain in jail. this is video of the boy acting out during the court session. the boy told investigators that he had planned on shooting people after school on the day he was caught with the gun for the second time. also it was determined that the boy suffered from mental issues including suicidal thoughts. his attorney asked that he be released on house arrested. the boy's parents say they have put alarms on all the door. the 11-year-old is expected back in court next month. all of this happened in a span of 24 minutes. i'm at the intersection of hours and augustine and the city of santa clara. we're apparently a stock is an acronym that means for slightly topped one pedal. it is see this tiny a law that says it's ok to turn on red but the important part is you have to stop first. i guess that's a rule
other nations are spying on our leaders, as well. meantime, the head of the nsa strongly denied that the agency gathered millions of phone records in france and spain. saying agencies in those countries shared the records in question. >>> and a blinding dust storm triggered this highway pileup in arizona, killing three people in the process. a string of chain-reaction crashes ended up crushing about 20 cars and trucks. it flipped tractor-trailers across interstate 10. it's something that happens virtually every year. we hate to see it. >>> and the legal age to smoke could soon be 21 here in new york. today, the city council and the city expected to pass a proposal that will raise the legal age from 18. new york would become the first major city to do that. >>> and in los angeles, well, they're used to chases, usually in cars. but take a look, this black bear, fella, gal, not sure. took police on a chase for 11 hours. took a break here. let's take 20. backyards, golf courses. it had to be tranquilized twice before being returned to the woods, which it was, and safely. >>> in colo
. and as the white house handles those problems, it is also facing serious new questions about the nsa's spying program. how is the administration coping with these dual crises? let's turn to chuck todd, nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. >> let's start with health care. we've moved beyond a website problem, now talking about cancellation of policies, something that goes to the core of insurance coverage. and even if it only affects a small part of the insurance market, should the white house have been more up front about it? is there a credibility issue here? >> reporter: i think there's definitely a credibility issue. and look at the point in time we're at, where the country, and its views of washington, and suddenly, you have the picture of two parties, a democratic party led by the president, that apparently doesn't know how to govern, has a competency issue when it comes to this health care website, juxtapose next to a republican party who apparently has no interest in governing. and the lack of pre
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